African child cupped hands holding some peanut. malnutrition - a scourge of the world.


March 19, 2019 smitsa 0

Overview Malnutrition continues to be the scourge of the world and a situation which has not changed through the ages. It is best to start […]

Gotu kola, asiatic pennywort, centella asiatica, ayurveda herbal medicine.


February 6, 2019 smitsa 2

Centella, (Centella asiatica L. Family: Umbelliferae) is a small, herbaceous annual plant that is widely grown throughout Asia and consumed mostly in Thailand and India. […]

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Top Diets Of 2019

January 2, 2019 smitsa 0

It’s always interesting to see what the top diets are going to be for 2019. Let’s face it when it comes to new Year resolutions, […]

Black grapes hanging dow from the vine.


June 9, 2018 smitsa 1

I’ve been looking at the data for a number of nutrients and ingredients involved in the antioxidant story but it was clearly apparent EFSA would […]

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Microencapsulation Of Probiotics

September 19, 2017 smitsa 0

Microencapsulation of probiotics using hydrocolloids is now an established method for ensuring their survival and even for accurate dosing into products (Anal and Singh, 2007). […]

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Pentagalloylglucose (PGG)

August 7, 2017 smitsa 0

A highly potent antioxidant PGG has anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor activity. Tannin based Potent anti-microbial Pentagalloylglucose (PGG) should be known better although its chemical name […]

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Coenzyme Q10 And Heart Health

June 21, 2017 smitsa 0

Coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone is a naturally occurring pro-vitamin which acts as a powerful antioxidant in cell metabolism. Cholesterol Lowering claimed to be […]